13 Days Individual Retreat with Silence and Meditation outside Hamburg, Germany
About This Event
13-day-retreats have a perfect length for people in search of an intense timeout, putting some good distance between themselves and their daily life - and yet, permitting an easy reintroduction into their normal lives, after the retreat.
This is a single-person retreat.
There will be other people in the house - likewise on individual retreat.
According to your demand, qualified retreat supervision will be available.
For our retreat guests, we will suggest a daily schedule emcompassing times for meditation or prayer, contemplation, walks in nature, reading, creativity, and small talks to share and reflect upon the inner process. Guests are free to choose in how far they would like to follow our suggested schedule and participate in these activities.
It is also possible to (partly or completely) follow your own retreat rythm or plan.
Price includes:Accommodation in single room with showerOrganic vegetarian food (for self-preparation in our shared eat-in kitchen)Group meditationsRetreat supervision
Finding ourselves We become unique Surrendering to love We become one Swimming in love We become gentle Leaving no traces We become free Finally losing ourselves In the abyss of 'not-knowing' 'We' comes to an end
ScheduleGuests are free to choose in how far they would like to follow our suggested schedule and participate in these activities. In case you want to participate in our suggested schedule, you will find it outlined below:
7:00 - 8:30 - Meditation
8:30 - 9:00 - Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 - Writing: Diary, dreams, etc.
10:00 - 11:00 - Walk in nature
11:00 - 12:00 - Reading
12:00 - 13:00 - One-on-One talks
13:00 - 14:00 - Light lunch
14:00 - 15:00 - Siesta
15:00 - 17:00 - Walk in nature
17:00 - 18:00 - Reading
18:00 - 19:00 - Creative expression
19:00 - 20:00 - Light dinner
20:00 - 21:00 - Group sharings
21:00 - 22:00 - Meditation
Venue HighlightsWe provide space and atmosphere for deep peace and silence.
Individual retreat guests are very welcome. Silent retreats are possible. Group events just as well.
Inhabitants and guests usually form a loose community. Shared meals in the kitchens, authentic encounters, deep conversations are part of our daily life.
Guests are free to choose, how far they want to participate or stay for themselves.
The surrounding nature is truly beautiful. The number of large and rare birds around the center is quite unique for Germany: Eagles, hawks, falcons, bussards, red kites, marsh harriers, herons, cranes, storks, swans, flocks of geese and ducks and starlings and swallows, great owls, woodpeckers, sea gulls, kingfishers, bats and many more (contact info blocked) all of them can be seen from the house at different times of the year.
While you are surrounded by nature, the center is located just 25 min away from Hamburg City Center. You can also visit the city of Lubeck or the Baltic Sea, a mere 35 minutes away.
AccommodationsThe home offers three guest rooms, two of which are lower and upper level duplex suites connected via a spiral staircase with private bathroom and shower.
The third room is a single room with shower and sink. The lavatory is shared.
Towels, linens, and hairdryers are provided.
Menu/CuisineWe do not offer prepared meals.
Organic vegetarian food (for self-preparation in our shared eat-in kitchen)
Oftentimes, we cook together with the guests and/or share food and meals.
Hamburg airport is 40 minutes away. Most people find the house easily with Google maps.
By public transportation:
Please, plan your local trip with (contact info blocked) (they have an English subpage).
Entering our address will give you the best way to get to our house. The bus stop, 30m away from the house, is called 'Hoisdorf, Alte Schmiede'. Getting here from the airport usually takes around 1 h if you get the best connections.